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Event Information

The marvellous PBFA Christmas Book Fair, this year sponsored by T L Dallas insurance brokers, is a must for book lovers, collectors, and gift buyers alike! Thousands of second-hand books, rare manuscripts, vintage prints and posters, original artworks, and ephemera will be on offer from some of the best independent sellers across the country.

T L Dallas are the PBFA's approved specialist insurers for rare books and are one of the UK’s leading independent Insurance Broking and Risk Management groups.

At the fair find gems across a myriad of subjects and genres – secondhand, rare, and unusual – priced to suit every pocket.  Scroll down to see the link to the floor plan.

Everyone welcome. 

Cafes, bars and restaurants on-site.

Key Details

Time & Date 4th December 2021, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT

Organisers John Martin, Mayfly Tel: 07701 034472 Email: mayflyephemera@msn.com
Andrew Saidi, White Eagle Books Tel: 07730 892206 Email: andrewsaidi54@gmail.com

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Ticket Information

General Admission £ 2.00

Travel Information

Parking

RCP Car Park, Entrance: Herbrand Street, Tel: 0207 833 9956

Underground0

Underground

Russell Square

Train

Euston or Kings Cross

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Highlights

If you are thinking of attending this fair, why not have a look at some of the books recommended by some of the Members who will be there.

Christmas, 1929

Tanner (Robin)

Garton & Cooke

£3750.00

Offered by Robert Hall Pictures

A treatise on the manner of raising forest trees p...

Thomas Hamilton & M De Buffon

Printed for G Hamilton and J Balfour

£480.00

Offered by Peter Foster Books

Judo For Women: Illustrated

HARRISON, E. J. (4th Dan)

London: W. Foulsham & Co. LTD

£45.00

Offered by Quair Books

Muddling Through: Or, Britain in a nutshell [ASSOC...

BENSON, Theodora and ASKWITH, Betty; BENTLEY, Nicolas (illustrator)

London: Victor Gollancz

£50.00

Offered by Quair Books

The Poetical Works of John Keats

KEATS, John; BINYON, LAURENCE (Editor); SHEPPERSON, Claude A. (illustrator)

£125.00

Offered by Quair Books

Touch

GUNN, Thom

London: Faber and Faber

£35.00

Offered by Quair Books

The Finishing Touch

BROPHY, Brigid

London: Secker & Warburg

£40.00

Offered by Quair Books

Tanglewreck [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

WINTERSON, Jeanette

London: Bloomsbury

£40.00

Offered by Quair Books

SKATING WITH BROR MEYER. ICE SKATING

BROR MEYER

DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & Co. NEW YORK

£48.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

POEMS (KILMARNOCK BURNS)

ROBERT (ROBBIE) BURNS

D.BROWN. KILMARNOCK

£95.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

PARADISE

CHAZ BRENCHLEY (SIGNED 1st)

HODDER & STOUGHTON

£45.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

The Lad Of The Gad

GARNER, Alan

Collins,

£175.00

Offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books

Under Milk Wood

THOMAS, Dylan

J.M. Dent

£500.00

Offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books

Days Of Hope And Dreams

STEFANKO, Frank

Insight Editions

£650.00

Offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books

After You With The Pistol

BONFIGLIOLI, Kyril

Secker & Warburg

£750.00

Offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books

Something Nasty In The Woodshed

BONFIGLIOLI, Kyril

Methuen

£750.00

Offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books

"UNIT" 1967 Music magazine with PSYCHADELIC cover

JIMI HENDRIX interest

BIG O PRESS. LONDON

£120.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Our Country's Shells and How to Know Them . A guid...

W. J. Gordon

Simpkin Marshall

£65.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The Cockney

Julian Franklyn

Andrew Deutsch

£65.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Burmah A Photographic Journal 1855-1925

Noel F Singer

Paul Strachan

£65.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Thailand. Land of Colour

Sieben, Hubert

Seven Seas Publishing Pty Ltd

£65.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Egyptian Archaeology

G Maspero

H Grevel and Co

£325.00

Offered by Peter Foster Books

Poems To Commit Suicide By

Slater Brian

Brayniak Publications

£95.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Padilands A Story of Malaya

Garnier Grace P

Caxton Press

£225.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Fair Exhibitors

If you would like to see which Members will be at this fair, you can browse through them all below. Just select the letter their name starts with and click their name to see their specific page.

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Gerald Baker | Gerald Baker Bristol

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Karen Jakobsen Art and Design Books | Karen Jakobsen Sturminster Newton

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Guest Exhibitors

We are pleased to announce that we will have some special guests at this fair! Have a look at who they are.

Quinto Books

Contact: Walter Kraut

Telephone: 07969 301164
Address

26 Rockwell Court
6 Papermill Place
London
E17 6GL

James Paul

Contact:

Telephone: 01273 858687
Address

25 The Street
Firle
Lewes
East Sussex
BN8 6NS

Resources

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